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March 1, 2017

Winter, a time for (veggie) stew!

March is the time of year when it seems that Winter should be over, or almost over anyway.  But, here in the North East, this month is very hard to predict….then again, this whole season has been that way so far!  It has been unnaturally... READ MORE


July 20, 2016

Summertime, and the living’ is easy!

Ahhh, Summer!  I love the long days, how beautiful all the gardens look, wearing dresses and flip flops and, of course, the simplicity of the grill.  The heat of the season means lots of salads, cold food and never using a kitchen stove.  It also... READ MORE


July 16, 2015

Finally, Summer!

A few months ago it seemed as if we would never see Summer again, but, as always, it has arrived.   Summer is the time for outdoor gatherings, going to the beach, farmers markets, grilled food and lots of salads!  The best hot summer evening... READ MORE


March 26, 2014

Last Blast of Winter!

So, March decided to come in like a lion…and go out out like one too!  It is a blustery day here in the North East, a cold, blustery day and, though the calender swears it is, it really does not feel anything like Spring!  Though my... READ MORE


February 12, 2014

A Wintery Mix

By February, winter has really set in here in the North East!  This winter, in particular, has been especially cold and the recent nor’easters have meant many snow days cooped up inside.  The most common phrase I have heard lately is “I can’t wait for... READ MORE


November 8, 2013

The color of Fall

I love Fall!  The leaves changing color, the sun through the trees casting a golden glow, the crisp, invigorating air and the warm smells of slow cooking remind me of all that is wonderful about New England.  It is this that I missed living in... READ MORE


August 27, 2013

Summertime means Tomatoes!

My garden is currently teeming with tomatoes, not to mention the gigantic zucchini and booming kale, but the tomatoes are the most plentiful, and really delicious to boot!  With the rain in July and then some drier weather in August, the fruit id sweet and... READ MORE


June 27, 2013

In the Garden

A little over two months ago I began a quest for a greener, more sustainable kitchen and I have been successful in keeping canned goods out of my cooking, I squeeze my OJ fresh and my garden is thriving. I have not been quite able... READ MORE


July 10, 2012

What’s for Dinner?

I usually start thinking about this right after breakfast. HA! But, I am a chef, so, I am kind of always thinking about food, meals, lists of ingredients, etc… I thought, hey, I can help answer this age old question of “What’s for dinner?” How?... READ MORE

Find out what’s cooking in the my kitchen, and what notable goodies I’m finding at the local farmer’s market. I will be posting wonderful recipes throughout the year so be sure to check back often!

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